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Edinburgh, Lothians & Borders: 4-day itinerary

A group of people stand and sit on the cliffs at St Abb’s Head.
From Georgian grandeur in Edinburgh’s New Town to a living museum of Victorian printing in Innerleithen, there’s so much to discover in Edinburgh, the Lothians and the Borders. We’ve made it easy for you to plan your trip with a 4-day itinerary, so you don’t miss anything!

Day 1

Start off in Edinburgh’s stunning New Town by visiting the magnificently restored Georgian House. Then leave the hustle and bustle of the city for the tranquil oasis of Malleny Garden, before finishing the day with a stroll around the beautiful grounds of the 17th-century House of the Binns.

Day 2

Continue your trip with a morning visit to the peaceful, hillside Inveresk Lodge Garden, before spending the afternoon at the captivating Newhailes House & Gardens.

Day 3

Your third day begins with a glorious morning walk across St Abb’s Head National Nature Reserve, finishing off with a fascinating tour of the picturesque Preston Mill & Phantassie Doocot, which featured in the hit TV series Outlander.

Day 4

Finish off your trip around Edinburgh, Lothians & Borders with a morning stroll through the beautiful Harmony Garden and Priorwood Garden, followed by an unforgettable experience at the fantastic Robert Smail’s Printing Works.